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Why colleges and universities want “active” students

October 24, 2016, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Sophie

College admissions can be daunting for high school students – competitive colleges consider strong academics, compelling essays, a flawless interview, glowing letters of recommendation and high scores on standardized tests. With all of these factors, why do colleges also stress that they seek students who have extracurricular involvement and leadership? Consider the following: Colleges are … Continue reading Why colleges and universities want “active” students

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Preparing for fall MBA deadlines: which round should you apply in?

August 8, 2016, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Marc

Have you been entertaining the thought of an MBA but don’t know where to begin? Pursuing an MBA is a great way to increase your business knowledge and advance your career. While there are dozens of different rankings and school recommendations, in the end, where and when and you apply is your choice. With the … Continue reading Preparing for fall MBA deadlines: which round should you apply in?

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User beware! Five social media tips for college applicants

January 21, 2016, Posted In Admissions Strategy
Stephen

It was recently reported that, in a survey of college admissions officers, 40% of respondents admit that they check applicants’ social media profiles during the decision-making process, and approximately one in three admissions officers search online to find out more information on applicants. What are admissions officers trying to determine about applicants? Perhaps they want … Continue reading User beware! Five social media tips for college applicants

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